Assistant Athletic Trainer
Assist in the coordination and administration of the health care program of all student-athletes.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Adhere to any and all NCAA, Mid-American Conference and Eastern Michigan University policies, rules, regulations, and operational procedures.
Provide athletic training care and services which include: the prevention, recognition and assessment, management and care, health counseling and education, and rehabilitation for injuries and illnesses to student-athletes within the EMU athletic program, under the direction of the Associate Athletic Director, Sports Medicine and the medical direction of the department of intercollegiate Team Physicians.
Attend athletic practices and competitions in order to provide appropriate athletic training services to student-athletes in the intercollegiate athletic training program.
Maintain all medical records of student-athletes participating in sports in the intercollegiate athletic program.
Assist in the coordination and implementation of the athletic medical insurance policies and procedures.
Initiate orders for needed supplies and equipment. Control and organize the inventory of supplies.
Assist in maintaining the policies and procedures of the sports medicine department.
Maintain National Athletic Trainers' Association Membership, Certification and Licensure in the State of Michigan.
Provide clinical teaching experiences in accordance with Eastern Michigan University's Athletic Training Education Program and National Athletic Trainers' Association standards.
Perform other related departmental duties as assigned and required.
Supplemental Information: Please note: This position is currently assigned to work with the men's and women's swimming and diving and men's cross country/track and field teams. However, sports assignments will likely change for the following academic year.
Qualifications: Knowledge of athletic health care and athletic training program development, typically acquired through the completion of a Master's degree in athletic training or a related field, is necessary.
Certification by the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer is required.
Must possess or be eligible for Athletic Trainer License in Michigan.
Experience as an athletic trainer at the collegiate or professional sports level is necessary.
Preceptor experience within an athletic training education program is preferred.
Certified membership in good standing with the National Athletic Trainers Association is required.